Today in White Sox History
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
LET YOUR DEFENSE WORK
1927: Ted Lyons did not issue a walk or post a strikeout in a complete game effort in the White Sox 5-1 win at Boston. Lyons gave up eight hits and one earned run improving to 9-2.
SOX LIKE MIKE
1943: Mike Tresh’s single in the ninth rallied the White Sox to a 2-1 win at New York.
COME HEERY SEERY
1948: The White Sox acquired slugger Pat Seery from Cleveland for pitcher Al Gettel and third baseman Bob Kennedy.
1962: Jim Landis’ two-run homer gave the White Sox the lead for good as part of a seven-run fifth inning in a 10-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader Baltimore.
MAY’S SLAM SPARKS SOX
1969: Carlos May’s eighth-inning grand slam off Sparky Lyle gave the White Sox the lead for good in a 6-4 win at Boston.
1975: Leadoff hitter Bobby Coluccio doubled and tripled and scored twice in the White Sox 9-2 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
1976: Jorge Orta’s single in the 11th delivered the White Sox a 1-0 win over the Texas Rangers before 8,013 at Comiskey Park.
SOX WALK ALL OVER KC
1985: Greg Walker’s three-run homer highlighted a four-run first as the White Sox dispatched the Royals 4-1 before 23,153 at Comiskey Park.
WELCOME BLACK JACK
1987: The White Sox used their first round pick on Stanford pitcher Jack McDowell, who was the fifth overall selection of the draft.
AFTER 886 AT BATS … CORA GOES DEEP
1993: Joey Cora’s first career home run was part of the White Sox 10-1 pasting of the Tigers at Detroit. The dinger was Cora’s first in 886 Major League at bats.
2000: The first-place White Sox made their Enron Field debut a successful one with a 7-4 victory at Houston. The Sox used a five-run second and then cruised to victory. Frank Thomas highlighted the outburst with a three-run homer.